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Foreknowledge of Death and the Higher Apes

Recent research has shown that apes (and other higher mammals) may be closer to humans in terms of the ability to think rationally, self recognize, and empathize to the point that there is a growing reluctance to use them in … Continue reading

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Human Pubic Lice Acquired From Gorillas?

This is a disagreeable topic but I think David Reed is being a little to generous about the moral character of early man.  I have no hard evidence to refute his argument, just an anecdote about a distant relative (in-law), a … Continue reading

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